Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater believes dancing is for everyone, and provides a variety of classes, including ones for seniors, called AileyDance for Active Seniors.
Alvin Ailey believed that "dance is for everybody." Since its founding in 1958, the Ailey organization has honored this commitment to bring dance into the classrooms, communities, and lives of people throughout the world. AileyDance for Active Seniors furthers Ailey's original vision by reaching seniors in community centers and in residential homes for independent and assisted living. More than a fitness program, AileyDance for Active Seniors serves as an outlet for artistic expression by creating choreography which cultivates the imagination and fosters a sense of joy. These shared artistic experiences build a greater sense of community and social engagement among the participating seniors.